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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 15 October, 2013, 7:32am
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China news round-up: Six sentenced over shuanggui death, ethnic clashes in Yunnan


Patrick Boehler has written for Foreign Policy, Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao. He has covered Southeast Asia for the Austrian daily Wiener Zeitung and China's relations with Myanmar for the Myanmese magazine The Irrawaddy, reporting from the trenches of the Kachin civil war and Yangon's tea houses. He began his reporting career in Kuala Lumpur with the Malaysian online news portal Malaysiakini. Before moving to Hong Kong, he worked for Austria's ministries of defence and foreign affairs in Beijing. He studied in Milan, Vienna, Beijing and Hong Kong.

Guangdong eyes a huge free trade zone of its own.
China Copyright and Media - translated from the People's Daily
Zhu Huaxin, the director of the People’s Daily Public Opinion Monitoring Unit, on how the rumour crackdown makes his job harder.
China News Service*
The Supreme People's Court calls for a more prudent use of the death penalty.
Radio Free Asia
Police open fire to stop ethnic clashes between Han migrant workers and Dai in Yunnan province.

Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
Regulators plan to outline new content standards for TV animation to address violent programming content.
Voice of America
Six sentenced for drowning a Chinese official in a corruption investigation.
China Dialogue
Shanghai’s new wind-powered skyscraper is being promoted as a model of sustainable urban construction for China.
Global Times
The Shanghai Love and Marriage Expo, one of the city's premier matchmaking events, will raise the age limit for participants from 45 to 60 years to meet the needs of the city's single seniors.

Maserati targets to sell 15,000 vehicles in China by 2015, 15 times more than in 2012.
Infographic: China is the second-largest receipient of international remittances after India.
WPP, the world’s largest ad company, bought Chinese digital-advertising agency IM2.0.
Wall Street Journal
An investment from China's Dongfeng Motor may not help French car maker Peugeot achieve greater scale or lessen its reliance on Europe.

Foreign affairs
The Times of India
China defends move to block Indian archers from participating in world championship over territorial dispute.
Financial Times
Editorial: Spate of deals between China and Britain shows a rocky relationship is on the mend.
Asahi Shimbun
Taiwanese companies are taking part in a trade fair along with North Korea for the first time in Dandong following a North Korean request.
Foreign Affairs
There is little prospect of a “Beijing consensus” or Chinese aid model displacing Western assistance.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.


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